Gerardus Kramps

31 December 1893–28 November 1964 (Age 70)
Sneek, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Gerardus

When Gerardus Kramps was born on 31 December 1893, in Sneek, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Antonius Jozephus Kramps, was 41 and his mother, Meintje Van Der Spoel, was 39. He registered for military service in 1913. He died on 28 November 1964, in Hilversum, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Antonius Jozephus Kramps
1852–1947
Meintje Van Der Spoel
1854–1932
Maria Catharina Kramps
1876–1956
Idzard Kramps
1877–1962
Catharina Kramps
1880–1970
Elisabeth Christina (Bets) Kramps
1882–1945
Meintje Kramps
1885–1887
Teetske Kramps
1885–1887
Taetske Thecia Kramps
1887–1964
Willem Kramps
1889–1952
Sijbranda Kramps
1891–1958
Gerardus Kramps
1893–1964
Agatha Kramps
1895–1985
Anthoon Kramps
1898–1979

Parents and Siblings

    Antonius Jozephus Kramps

    Male1852–1947Male

    Meintje Van Der Spoel

    Female1854–1932Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 6

The Hague Peace Convention was a series conferences that produced treaties and declarations. The convention took place in Hague, Netherlands. The conferences were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in secular international law.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 11

Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 21

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Kramp .2 German: habitational name from a place so named near Liegnitz, Silesia.3 German: nickname for a deformed person, from Middle High German krampf ‘cramp’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Gerardus Kramps, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Public Records"

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